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Portage District Library Art Exhibits

_The library hosts exhibits by local artists of all ages. Library wide exhibit space includes the Community Art Wall, located on the east wall of the Atrium, the entrance ramp and stairwell. The Lower Level Gallery includes the entry space into the Youth Department and meeting rooms. The Solo Gallery with exhibits of up to three artists is located on the north end of the Atrium. Exhibits are usually up for six weeks and may include meet the artist receptions, music and art demonstrations.

Art Exhibits

*Library Art Exhibits

Solo Gallery

Patrick Dove
April 6th – May 31st

Kelli Sweet
Oil on canvas/multimedia
June 6th – August 7th

Jean Leonard
Watercolor /pastel/pottery
August 12th – September 15th


Poetry Inspired Art
Area artists partner with local poets to create art inspired
from a poem. Poetry reading will be Sunday, April 27th at 2:00 pm
March 7th – April 30th
Mixed media

Multi-artist themed exhibit: Horses
Mixed media
May 9th –June 30th

Ben Flaten
Metal sculptures
June 14th – August 30th

Words & Images
Mixed media
Andrea Stork
July 8th – August 30th

Larry Smith
July 8th – August 30th

Chinese Painters
Traditional Chinese painting
July 8th – August 30th

**Lower Level Gallery
Secrets of our Mind
Inspired by Antonio Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”
Shamrock Montessori Preschool Students
March 7th – April 30th
Mixed media

Modern Chinese School of Kalamazoo Students
Mixed media
July 8th – August 30th